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  • Avoid Big Moves During March Madness: Study Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    Avoid Big Moves During March Madness: Study

    If you're looking to win big during March Madness, you better pay more attention to your bracket than your portfolio, according to a new study, with CNBC's Brian Shactman; Alex Edmans, Wharton Business School; and Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial.

  • March Madness Ad Revenue Beats the Super Bowl Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:28 AM ET
    Capital One is on of three NCAA  “Corporate Champions.”

    Ad prices for the NCAA championship game will hit a high this year as the tournament rakes in more revenue than the Super Bowl, NFL playoffs and the World Series, USA Today reports.

  • How to Win Your March Madness Pool Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:38 AM ET
    Kentucky Wildcats win NCAA Championship 2012

    What's the best way to slam dunk your rivals at work and walk away with your own championship crown? A couple of experts and self described statistical geeks weigh in.

  • The Week Ahead: Fed Meeting & March Madness Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 6:02 PM ET
    The Week Ahead: Fed Meeting & March Madness

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.

  • Maybe March Madness Is GOOD for Productivity Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 1:16 PM ET
    Anthony Davis

    The NCAA basketball tournament has a reputation for sucking the productivity out of offices everywhere. But a new report calls the conventional wisdom into question.

  • Big Changes in the Big East Conference Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Big Changes in the Big East Conference

    Mike Aresco, Big East commissioner, discusses how conference realignment will impact the future of Big East athletics.

  • March Madness vs. Other Productivity Killers Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 5:27 PM ET

    The NCAA tourney is infamous for the productivity loss it supposedly engenders, but it's hardly the costliest workplace distraction.

  • Power Lunch Rundown: Sweetest Ever Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    Top-performing-commodities-ETF-sugar.jpg

    Kayla, Carney and Tyler talk sugar, smart phones, and basketball players in North Korea.

  • Dennis Rodman's Trip to North Korea Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 1:51 PM ET
    Dennis Rodman's Trip to North Korea

    Vice Media CEO Shane Smith says North Korea loves basketball, and in particular the Chicago Bulls. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.

  • Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade is Reaching All-Star Status Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 12:27 PM ET
    Dwyane Wade

    The Heat are on an impressive 19-game winning streak, led by Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and an important part of the trifecta—Dwyane Wade.

  • A Bad Bet? Future of Fantasy Sports in Jeopardy Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 9:32 AM ET
    Fantasy football

    Daily fantasy sports sites, which have provided people with a legal way to play the odds online, seem increasingly vulnerable to legal challenge. The New York Times writes.

  • SEC Nominee to Face Questions on Work for NFL, Banks Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 8:48 AM ET
    Mary Jo White nominated to become the new Chairwoman of Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Mary Jo White will likely face questions about her work for big Wall Street clients when senators on Tuesday consider her nomination to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, while one lawmaker wants to talk football.

  • GE, NFL Team Up to Accelerate Concussion Research Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    GE, NFL Team Up to Accelerate Concussion Research

    The country's biggest industrial company and most popular professional sports league are teaming up to take on the critical issue of head injuries in the NFL, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Jeff Kilburg, CNBC contributor, weighs in.

  • Norway's YouTube Kicker Sensation: NFL Bound? Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 10:20 AM ET
    Harvard Rugland

    Six months after showing a series of eye-popping kicks on Google's YouTube, Havard Rugland, the 28 year old Norwegian social worker, is getting legitimate looks from the National Football League.

  • SAP Getting Giant Boost in NFL Saturday, 9 Mar 2013 | 2:27 PM ET
    Alex Smith

    Picking players in football has always been stat-focused. Now software giant SAP is hoping to take it to the next level: A complete one-stop shop scouting database.

  • Albert Pujols of the L.A. Angels of Anaheim.

    A lot of pro athletes strive to transform their talents into marketable brands, but not baseball star Albert Pujols. He has little interest in cultivating a personal brand in the open market, and it's not just because he's guaranteed $240 million from the Los Angeles Angels.

  • Watch Out Yankees and Red Sox, It's a New Era Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 5:44 PM ET
    L.A. Dodgers

    The era of domination by the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox is over. If you want to see the best baseball right now, some say -- Go west, young man!

  • Billionaire Baseball Owner Putting Wins Over Profit Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 2:56 PM ET
    Owner Arte Moreno of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

    Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno likes to make money. But after amassing a fortune in excess of a billion dollars, right now, what he wants to do more is win.

  • News Corp. Takes on ESPN With Fox Sports 1 Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:06 PM ET

    NewsCorp.'s long-anticipated plans to launch a national sports network have finally come together. On August 17, the company will convert Speed TV to Fox Sports 1, launching it in 90 million U.S. homes.

  • Mark Cuban Loses Bid to Toss Insider-Trading Case Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 12:18 PM ET

    Marc Cuban's effort to get an insider-trading case against him tossed was denied by a judge.

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